Karine Silva

Summary

Publications

  1. pmc 'Canis empathicus'? A proposal on dogs' capacity to empathize with humans
    Karine Silva
    Departamento de Ciências do Comportamento, Instituto de Ciencias Biomedicas Abel Salazar, Largo Professor Abel Salazar, 2, 4099 003 Porto, Portugal
    Biol Lett 7:489-92. 2011
  2. doi request reprint Can dogs prime autistic children for therapy? Evidence from a single case study
    Karine Silva
    Departamento de Ciências do Comportamento, Instituto de Ciencias Biomedicas Abel Salazar, Porto, Portugal
    J Altern Complement Med 17:655-9. 2011
  3. doi request reprint Can you know me better? an exploratory study combining behavioural and physiological measurements for an objective assessment of sensory responsiveness in a child with profound intellectual and multiple disabilities
    Mariely Lima
    Departamento de Ciências do Comportamento, Instituto de Ciencias Biomedicas Abel Salazar, Universidade do Porto, Porto, Portugal
    J Appl Res Intellect Disabil 25:522-30. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Auditory contagious yawning in domestic dogs (Canis familiaris): first evidence for social modulation
    Karine Silva
    Departamento de Ciências do Comportamento, Instituto de Ciencias Biomedicas Abel Salazar, Universidade do Porto, Largo Prof Abel Salazar 2, Porto, Portugal
    Anim Cogn 15:721-4. 2012

Collaborators

  • Mariely Lima
  • Isabel Amaral
  • Liliana de Sousa
  • Helena Pestana
  • Ana Magalhaes

Detail Information

Publications4

  1. pmc 'Canis empathicus'? A proposal on dogs' capacity to empathize with humans
    Karine Silva
    Departamento de Ciências do Comportamento, Instituto de Ciencias Biomedicas Abel Salazar, Largo Professor Abel Salazar, 2, 4099 003 Porto, Portugal
    Biol Lett 7:489-92. 2011
    ..Also, we consider the use of dogs to further explore open questions regarding empathy in humans...
  2. doi request reprint Can dogs prime autistic children for therapy? Evidence from a single case study
    Karine Silva
    Departamento de Ciências do Comportamento, Instituto de Ciencias Biomedicas Abel Salazar, Porto, Portugal
    J Altern Complement Med 17:655-9. 2011
    ..The present study aims at providing additional quantitative evidence on the potential of dogs to positively modulate the behavior of children with ASD...
  3. doi request reprint Can you know me better? an exploratory study combining behavioural and physiological measurements for an objective assessment of sensory responsiveness in a child with profound intellectual and multiple disabilities
    Mariely Lima
    Departamento de Ciências do Comportamento, Instituto de Ciencias Biomedicas Abel Salazar, Universidade do Porto, Porto, Portugal
    J Appl Res Intellect Disabil 25:522-30. 2012
    ..This case report presents a combination of behavioural and physiological measurements aimed at providing an objective assessment of the sensory responsiveness of a child with PIMD...
  4. doi request reprint Auditory contagious yawning in domestic dogs (Canis familiaris): first evidence for social modulation
    Karine Silva
    Departamento de Ciências do Comportamento, Instituto de Ciencias Biomedicas Abel Salazar, Universidade do Porto, Largo Prof Abel Salazar 2, Porto, Portugal
    Anim Cogn 15:721-4. 2012
    ..Although not allowing for conclusive inferences about the mechanisms underlying contagious yawning in dogs, this study provides first data that renders plausible empathy-based, emotionally connected, contagious yawning in these animals...